Road Trip: Day 3
Pink Cone Geyser lies along Firehole Lake Drive in the Lower Geyser Basin area of Yellowstone National Park, between White Dome Geyser and Firehole Lake, on the left as you drive along. Pink Cone Geyser is a small cone-type geyser whose eruptions, though widely spaced at about 9 hours to 1 day apart, last up to 2 hours. In other words, once it finally gets going it goes for a long time. Pink Cone Geyser can reach heights of 30′ (10m). Morning eruptions produce a nice rainbow in the mist of the geyser spray.
A rainbow appears in the spray of Pink Cone Geyser. Pink Cone Geyser reaches 30 feet in height, and has highly variable interval and duration. It is a cone-type geyser and its cone has a pinkish tint due to manganese oxide in it. Firehole Lake Drive, Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone Park.
Image ID: 13549
Location: Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
Keywords: pink cone geyser, yellowstone national park.